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Bononcini: Idol mio bel tesoro
Forces: soprano, flute & continuo

Eyes like darts and a face that ensnares, how could he resist? A cantata with flauto from the lesser-known Bononcini, but by no means the lesser composer. Some stunning writing here in this ARA format cantata from a manuscript in the Naples Conservatorio library.

Editor: James Sanderson

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Hasse: Fille dolce mio bene
Forces: soprano, flute & continuo

Source: BL MS Add 31604

Particularly 'classical' feel to this virtuoso cantata. 2 recit and aria form

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Hasse: Orgoglioso fiumicello (alto)
Forces: mezzo-soprano & continuo

Source: BL Add MS 14213 ff 28r - 36v

Edited from an extremely clear copy in a lower key than usual (starts E major), this very popular cantata of the time (1732) exists in at least 8 copies world-wide. With a charming Sì suonar se piace opening with triplets against duplets, the cantata is in aria - recit - aria format. In the Metastasian text, it appears Clori has strayed, but her lover waits for her, knowing that the stream must return to the sea.

Range: b - g'

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Hasse: Orgoglioso fiumicello (soprano)
Forces: soprano & continuo

Source BL MS Add. 14229

A very interesting cantata with obbligato keyboard accompaniment in first aria. Large range from c - b flat'' Text by Metastasio and from the number of copies extant this must have been a popular piece!

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Hasse: Passa da pena in pena
Forces: alto, flute & continuo

To go through many pains to acheive true love seems to be the moral of many of the Pastoral cantata texts and this beautiful example is no exception. In ARA format, the first aria in 2/4 then 3/8, the last a lovely allegro moderato

Source: MSS in Münster and the British Library

Range: c - e'

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Hasse: Quel vago seno
Forces: soprano, flute & continuo

Charming cantata, widely circulated with two recits and arias, both arias and second recit include flute.

Research: Kate Eckersley

Sources: Royal College of Music MSS 695 and Biblioteca del Conservatorio di musica S. Pietro a Majella Cantate 157

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Hasse: Scrivo in te l'amato nome (Il Nome)
Forces: mezzo-soprano, flute & continuo

Hasse's setting of Pietro Metastasio's Cantata V: Il Nome, a hugely popular cantata text which deals with the lovers Clori and Filomena. Here, using the unusual combination of flute and alto voice in ARA format.

Source: copy in Münster Santini Sammlung HS 1940.

Range: b - g'

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Leo: Di contento di gioia e diletto
Forces: soprano & continuo

Source BL Add 14212 f150 - 153

This is a particularly beautiful Christmas cantata for soprano with a 'si sona' obbligato part for either cembalo or strings.

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Leo: Praebe Virgo benignas aures
Forces: soprano, obligato organ & continuo

An extraordinary work written for the unusual combination of soprano and obligato organ. Both parts are virtuosic, the vocal part being particularly challenging. In ARAR format it may have been meant to stand alone or as an introduction to another, larger, liturgical work.

Source: Münster Santini HS 2351

Range: e - c''

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Communio for soprano and organ
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Marcello: Torno à voi piante amorose
Forces: alto, 2 flutes & continuo

A charming cantata in aria-recit-aria form.

Source: BL MS Add 14222

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Sarri: Se pur fosse il cor capace
Forces: soprano, flute & continuo

The eternal 'if' cantata. 'If my heart was able to enjoy sweet peace...' A really beautiful opening Affettuoso/Amoroso aria, quick, to the point recitative and a snappy little Andante to finish. This is a really enjoyable piece!

Source: Biblioteca del Conservatorio di musica S. Pietro a Majella - Napoli: 33.5.24 (24)

Editor: James Sanderson

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